Maidstone Needs a Pay Rise

Maidstone Needs a Pay Rise

Maidstone Needs a Pay Rise

This weekend Maidstone was gripped by the Trade Union Congresses ‘Britain Needs a Pay Rise’ campaign which saw Young Members launching a petition calling on Maidstone Borough Council & Kent County Council to pay all staff a Living Wage. The Living Wage is the independently verified amount of money needed to maintain a basic standard of living currently set at £7.85 outside of London and £9.15 per hour in London.

 

 

Elliot Dean the Southern & Eastern Region Young Members Network chair said “Everyone …

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MidKent College – Fair Pay Fortnight

MidKent College – Fair Pay Fortnight

MidKent College – Fair Pay Fortnight

Last Thursday I went to the ‘apprentice restaurant’ at MidKent College Maidstone campus and spoke about the importance of the living wage as part of the Trade Union Congress’s Fair Pay Fortnight campaign. From 16 February to 1 March 2015 the TUC is running Fair Pay Fortnight, a series of events across the country that will raise awareness about Britain’s cost of living crisis.

 

Elliot Dean speaks at Mid Kent College Maidstone about Fair Pay Fortnight

 

 

Its extremely important that people of …

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